Art & melancholy

 
 
Nicola Samorì - Lucìe
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Neglected, abandoned, forgotten women: a series portraits, mostly female, constitutes the fulcrum of this book on Lucìe, the project by Nicola Samorì exhibited at Mart in Rovereto.
Aleksandra Waliszewska - Kudłaci Ludzie
2020
no text
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of drawings by Aleksandra Waliszewska published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
Sarah Jérôme - Collection 1
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art Book Magazine
First monograph of the French artist who makes the changing states of the body the territory of her research, between desires and suffering.
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The stakes of Francis Picabia's creative process, between exaltation and rejection of the self, at the heart of the constitution of modernity.
Ugo Rondinone - The Third Mind
2018
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An homage to William Burroughs' and Brion Gysin's eponymous book, this artist book of more than 300 pages is a huge cut-up of the artworks showcased during the group exhibition conceived by Ugo Rondinone at the Palais de Tokyo in 2007.
Victor Man - Childhood Drawings for Rózsa
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
This artist's book reproduces a series of comics made by Victor Man when he was a child in communist Romania in the early 1980s. These drawings reveal the artist's fascination for the then rare Western magazines. The publication opens with a letter from Victor Man to little Rózsa, to whom the book is dedicated.
Andro Wekua -
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.
Justin Meyers - Struggle Artist (vinyl LP)
2018
Shelter Press - Records
The new album from Justin C. Meyers, the American experimental electro composer, artist, and head of the Sympathy Ltd. label. This album expresses the incompatibility of neoliberalism and non-commercial artistic practice through melancholic sonorities and the meticulous narrativity of the synth-based compositions.
Rebecka Tollens - Bright
2018
no text
United Dead Artists
This publication explores the fascinating world of Franco-Swedish artist Rebecka Tollens: Inspired by her own dreams, these lead pencil drawings conjure a troubled atmosphere intermingling themes of Nordic mysticism, sorority and childhood. The publication highlights a series devoted to the Sami people from the Far North.
Ugo Rondinone - Good Evening Beautiful Blue
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Final chapter of a publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue presents the artist's exhibition on the occasion of the reopening of the Bass Museum of Art in Miami. The volume also takes a look at the Museum's acquisition of Rondinone's Miami Mountain, which follows his iconic mountain series, recognizable for their brightly colored, fluorescent contrasting palates.
Ugo Rondinone - Let\'s Start This Day Again
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The third volume of a five-chapter publication series, this catalogue celebrates a new iteration of the artist's color spectrum series that congregates his art, the architecture of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, and the public as collaborators in an all-encompassing experience.
Ugo Rondinone - The World Just Makes Me Laugh
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The fourth of a five-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the iteration of Ugo Rondinone's Vocabulary of solitude at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in the summer of 2017.
Ugo Rondinone - Kiss Now Kill Later
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The complete Landscape Paintings.
Ugo Rondinone - New Horizon
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The complete Horizon Paintings.
Ugo Rondinone - Pure Sunshine
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The complete Sun Paintings.
Joan Ayrton - Slow Melody Time Old
2017
no text
Florence Loewy
A timeless photographic ballad, through a few shots taken in the archeology museum in Athens.
François Michaud - Martin Jannink
2017
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Monograph dedicated to painter Martin Jannink by François Michaud, curator at Paris Museum of Modern Art. The rare and remarkable painting of the French-Dutch artist is figurative, both romantic and expressionist, full of melancholia, out of present time, with a delicate and disturbing strongness. The publication also documents Jannink's participation in the 1956 Budapest insurrection.
Ugo Rondinone - Vocabulary of Solitude
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
The first of a four-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the installation Vocabulary of Solitude—an arrangement of his works inspired by the color spectrum. The centerpiece comprises forty-five life-size sculptures of passive and contemplative clowns, who together describe the anguish of human solitude.
Mamma Andersson - Skulptur
2017
no text
Nieves
Swedish artist Mamma Andersson is known for her melancholic paintings of private interiors, elegantly executed with her distinctive interplay of textures, and pictorial techniques. This new body of work stages a series of sculptures, whether as part of indoor space, or detailed in closeups.
Victor Man - Luminary Petals on a Wet, Black Bough
2017
bilingual edition (English / Romanian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Artist's book focusing on Victor Man's series of paintings first exhibited as part of the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, and later developed for a solo exhibition at Galeria Plan B, Berlin. The publication includes essays by poet and translator Bogdan Ghiu, curator Mihnea Mircan, and literary critic Laura Pavel.
Ugo Rondinone - Breathe Walk Die
2016
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
(last copies available!)
New monograph.
Kaspar Müller - Frankfurt Freakout
2016
English edition
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
This publication showcases a selection of photographs taken by the artist, over a year-long period, in second-hand shops, flea markets, antique stores and auction houses in Berlin.
Politique de la mélancolie - À propos de W. G. Sebald
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
This volume brings together essays on the German writer W. G. Sebald (1944-2001), iconographic documents and manuscripts of the author, and a script written by Sebald for a film ever made about the life of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Mathias Delplanque - Drachen (CD)
2015
Ici, d'ailleurs… - Mind Travels (records)
Nantes-based artist Mathias Delplanque combines a variety of instruments (guitar, bass, melodica, kora, synths…) with live electronic treatment to create a series of eight melancholic pieces which gives prominence to chance and accident.
Mathias Delplanque - Drachen (vinyl LP)
2015
Ici, d'ailleurs… - Mind Travels (records)
Nantes-based artist Mathias Delplanque combines a variety of instruments (guitar, bass, melodica, kora, synths…) with live electronic treatment to create a series of eight melancholic pieces which gives prominence to chance and accident.
Ragnar Kjartansson -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
New monograph.
Marc-Antoine Fehr - Point de fuite
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
Reference monograph dedicated to Marc-Antoine Fehr's paintings whose strangeness recall the absurd universes of Beckett and Kafka.
Jérôme Zonder - Fruits
2015
United Dead Artists
Jérôme Zonder's drawings in large format.
Volume! - Souvenirs, souvenirs
2015
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Nostalgia in popular music: a whole scope of various insights on the phenomenon of nostalgia, within a diversity of genres: French chanson, Canadian country song, cold wave…
Marc Brunier-Mestas - Branle des os
2014
United Dead Artists
Marc Brunier-Mestas' engravings portray a dark universe where death lurks on each scenes. Skeletons lead a macabre dance in a gloomy yet erotic and sometimes jocular atmosphere.
 Geins\'t Naït & Laurent Petitgand - Je vous dis (CD)
2014
Ici, d'ailleurs… - Mind Travels (records)
The first release in the “Mind Travels” Series, Je vous dis is a melancholic and sometimes terrifying record. Resembling the soundtrack of a situationist film, it is a true work of the mind, complex, poetic, and elegant, even in its darkest moments.
 Geins\'t Naït & Laurent Petitgand - Je vous dis (vinyl LP)
2014
Ici, d'ailleurs… - Mind Travels (records)
The first release in the “Mind Travels” Series, Je vous dis is a melancholic and sometimes terrifying record. Resembling the soundtrack of a situationist film, it is a true work of the mind, complex, poetic, and elegant, even in its darkest moments.
Ugo Rondinone - Thank you silence
2013
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
(last copies available!)
New monograph.
Markus Schinwald -
2013
bilingual edition (English / French) / texts in English and French
CAPC
After he transformed the whole nave of the CAPC Museum into a mechanical theatre, Markus Schinwald conceives an elegant and sophisticated artist's book that reflects this physical and mental adventure through preparatory prints, film dialogues, and a series of stickers alternating exhibition views and reproduction of works.
Andro Wekua - Dreaming Dreaming
2013
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Artist' book (Andro Wekua's recent works).
Stefan Banz - Tenderness and Temperature
2011
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Caroline Bachmann and Stefan Banz have designed a photographic and pictorial artist's book which focuses on Berlin cemeteries. In a combination of photography and painting they consider the uniqueness of the park-like cemeteries in Berlin, which are used as leisure and recreational areas. Bachmann and Banz turn these places of melancholy and calm into an aesthetic experience by “making emotions visible”.
Bart Julius Peters - Hunt
2011
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Artist's book.
Pierre Ardouvin - Eschatologic Park
2011
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Reference monograph / catalogue raisonné of 650 both playful and disturbing works, between melancholy, humor and poetry.
Pierre Ardouvin - Eschatologic Park
2011
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Reference monograph / catalogue raisonné (available in English edition).
Jean-François Bory - Sgowefygtom ! Sgowefygtom !
2010
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
18.30 9.00 €
This experimental prose composed with large colored typographic compositions is a reflection on the act of writing: a deep metaphysical and melancholic text in which we meet Apollinaire, Ezra Pound, and Marinetti.
Michel Gauthier - Saâdane Afif - Saturne et les remakes
2010
French edition
M19 - 20/27 series
An essay on Saâdane Afif's work.
Friedrich Kunath - Home wasn\'t built in a day
2010
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Monograph.
Andro Wekua - Wait to Wait - A Conversation
2009
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
A conversation between the celebrated Russian philosopher and the young international artist from Georgia.
Hugues Reip - Monday nothing
2009
M19 - I.S. (Inventaire Supplémentaire)
19.00 10.00 €
Artist's book (the Hugues Reip's herbarium).
Muriel Pic - W. G. Sebald – L\'image-papillon - suivi de W. G. Sebald : L\'art de voler
2009
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Literary field
A pioneering essay on W. G. Sebald (1944-2001), a major author in German contemporary literature, the founder of a literary materialism.
Thomas Schlesser - Paul Chenavard - Monuments de l\'échec (1807-1895)
2009
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An essay on French artist Paul Chenavard (1807-1895), romantic cursed painter-prophet, illustrating the distance between the historic claims which build the modern myth of the artist and a relative efficiency.
Markus Uhr - Twelve Step Program
2008
no text
JRP|Editions - Monographs
First monograph.
Andro Wekua - Lady Luck
2008
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
New paintings and collages, with texts by the artist.
Scott King - Anxiety & Depression - Climb out of the Cellar of your Mind...
2008
English edition
JRP|Editions - Hapax
An unusual self-help manual.
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